13 Days Luxury Lodge Safari inc 3 Days Donkey Supported Hike

13 DAYS LUXURY LODGE SAFARI inc 3 DAYS DONKEY SUPPORTED HIKE

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day 1:
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Pick up by base camp • We overnight CAT#1 Ilboru Safari Lodge CAT#2 African Tulip hotel CAT#3 Serena lodge D

Day 2:

Arusha National Park days mixed hiking (circa 2 hours) and game drives, in this special little park at the foot of Mt Meru. A chance to see Mt Kilimanjaro. • Option of Canoe Safari. Overnight
 CAT#1 Ilboru Safari Lodge CAT#2 African Tulip Hotel  CAT#3 Serena lodge   BLD

Day 3:

Drive to Tarangire National Park famous for its Baobab trees and large herds of Elephants. game drive until dusk. Overnight CAT#1 Tarangire Safari Lodge CAT#2 Sopa Lodge CAT#3 Nyikani tented camp   BLD

Day 4:

Lake Manyara National Park lies between the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley and the Soda Lake from which the park gets it name.  Famous for its tree climbing lions. • We spend a full day here.  Overnight tonight is just outside the park in Mto Wa Mbu (Mosquito Creek).CAT#1 Hotels & Lodges CAT#2  Kirurumu tented camp or www.kudulodge.com  CAT#3 Serena Lodge  BLD

Day 5:

Serengeti National Park is our destination today,
We shall pass through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area on our way to the entrance at Nabbi Gate and make our way across the short grass plains  to our lodge in the heart of the Serengeti not far from the Seronera river, and arrive in time to set up our tents and enjoy our evening meal to the sounds of the African night. Overnight CAT#1 Hotels & Lodges CAT#2  Sopa Lodge  CAT#3  Serena Lodge  BLD 

Day 6:
Serengeti National Park – A full days game driving, in this the most famous of all animal sanctuary’s • However we too shall take a tip from the wildlife and take a break from the midday heat and return to our camp to take lunch and to relax. • After lunch game driving until dusk, when we return to lodge in the midst of the African wildlife. Overnight CAT#1 Hotels & Lodges CAT#2  Sopa Lodge  CAT#3  Serena Lodge  BLD 

Day 7:

Serengeti National Park at dawn we take full advantage of our last morning in Serengeti • heading for Nabbi Gate once again we take the opportunity to look at some of the spectacular rock formations called “Kopjes” (Inselbergen). •  after which we continue to our lodge on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater (2,300m). It can sometime be a little chilly! CAT#1 Hotels & Lodges CAT#2  Sopa Lodge  CAT#3  Serena Lodge  BLD

Day 8:

Ngorongoro Crater, a world heritage, site • we spend the maximum of six hours allowed game driving in this the worlds largest caldera (collapsed volcano). • We overnight tonight just outside the Conservation Area in Karatu village CAT#1 Kudu Lodge CAT#2 Farm house lodge  CAT#3 Plantation-Lodge BLD

Day 9:

Visit Hadzapi bushmen living as for time untold in the Lake Eyasi Area and visit the Dagota Tribe (Hadza & Datoga). • CAT#1 Overnight  Lake Eyasi lodge CAT#2 Ziwani Lodge  CAT#3 BLD

 


Days 10:

Early morning drive to Ngorongoro – start of Embakai – Lake Natron hike. • This is a hike of 3 days accompanied by a Massai (English speaking guide) and our cook supported only by donkeys to carry camp.Passing through breathtaking scenery and smaller craters. Drive to the start of the hike area the village of “Bulati” between Empakai crater & Lolmalasin mountains, here you will meet your guide. (Bush camp)  BLD

Day 11:

Hike down into the Empakai crater • and then start your way down the Great Rift valley escarpment to camp just past the Massai village of Nayobi, • spectacluar views of Lake Natron and Ol Doinyo Lengai spread out before you from this very special camp. (Bush camp) BLD


Day 12:

Hike down into the valley at the base of the Swala escarpment where you will be met by our vehicle and • taken to the camp at the Engareso river at Lake Natron choice of cold shower or river which runs alongside the camp. CAT#1 Massai Eco Lodge  CAT#2 Halisi tented camp   CAT#3 Lake Natron Tented Camp  • Visit to the hidden waterfalls camp. • Massai village visit – rest and
midnight climb the active volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai   BLD

Day 13:

And descend around lunch.
On our way back to Arusha we will have sample time to stop an buy some of the Makonde carving for which Tanzania is so famous. • Also for those who wish a chance to stop at Mesarani Snake Park, to see the snakes that are normally difficult to see in the wild due to their natural shyness.CAT#1 Ilboru Safari Lodge CAT#2 African Tulip Hotel  CAT#3 Serena lodge     BLD
NB: STEEP CLIMB, ONE SHOULD BE REASONABLY FIT AND NOT WORRIED ABOUT HEIGHTS.

Day 14:

Departure Day: Airport transfer  B

 
OPTION OF NIGHT GAME DRIVE TARANGIRE CIRCA 2 HOURS $99 PP
OPTION OF BUSH WALK TARANGIRE CIRCA 2 HOURS $60 PP
OPTION OF SERENGETI BALLOON SAFARI $600 PP

 

INCLUDED

Airport transfers Kilimanjaro – arrival & departure / all park fees / ranger fees / 4×4 Transport / English speaking driver-guide/ full board =breakfast+lunch+dinner & hotel accommodation days as shown above subject to availability. Flying doctors service

NOT INCLUDED:

All things of a personal nature ie: alcohol / tips-gratuities/laundry,
Souvenirs / airport tax’es/Sleeping bags

 

COST

Based on the number of participants. Price in UD$ per person. VAT included. Updated on 15.07.21

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ONE PARTICIPANT $9,000
TWO PARTICIPANTS $5,785
THREE PARTICIPANTS $4,895
FOUR PARTICIPANTS $4,530
FIVE PARTICIPANTS $4,430
SIX PARTICIPANTS $4,095
SEVEN PARTICIPANTS $3,955
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT  $505

CATEGORY #2

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ONE PARTICIPANT $9,535
TWO PARTICIPANTS $6,385
THREE PARTICIPANTS $5,465
FOUR PARTICIPANTS $5,120
FIVE PARTICIPANTS $4,870
SIX PARTICIPANTS $4,705
SEVEN PARTICIPANTS $4,585
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT  $675

CATEGORY #3

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ONE PARTICIPANT $9,870
TWO PARTICIPANTS $6,545
THREE PARTICIPANTS $5,620
FOUR PARTICIPANTS $5,285
FIVE PARTICIPANTS $5,015
SIX PARTICIPANTS $4,860
SEVEN PARTICIPANTS $4,730
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT  $790